In 2020, Athens, TN had a population of 53.4k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $46,872. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Athens, TN grew from 53,053 to 53,392, a 0.639% increase and its median household income grew from $43,285 to $46,872, a 8.29% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.43%), White (Hispanic) (2.94%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.822%).
None of the households in Athens, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.2% of the residents in Athens, TN are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Athens, TN was $140,000, and the homeownership rate was 74.3%. Most people in Athens, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, TN was 2 cars per household.